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Reopening Guidelines for Phase III.
Reopening Guidelines for Phase III. Photo: City of Chicago

More than 130,000 Chicagoans will head back to places of work in phase three

CHICAGO – Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, in partnership with the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH), industry leaders, labor leaders, and public officials from around Chicago, today released industry-specific guidelines for businesses, employees, and customers to follow as the city prepares to begin safely reopening in early June. Industry-specific guidelines include details such as how businesses can engage in healthy interactions between workers and customers, how to maintain safe working spaces and conditions, and how to design and monitor workplace operations to create flexibility and maintain safety for employees and customers. The guidelines are aligned with the State-issued guidelines, with specificity included for Chicago’s context. Guidelines for the following industries, which will open the earliest in phase three in Chicago, can be found at Materials will be made available in Spanish, Arabic, Chinese (simplified), Polish, Hindi, Urdu, and Tagalog this week.

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